• The In-Laws (2003)

The In-Laws

Release Date: May 23rd, 2003

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Dr. Jerry Peyser's (Albert Brooks) daughter, Melissa (Lindsay Sloane), is about to marry Mark Tobias (Ryan Reynolds). Things are going swimmingly until Jerry stumbles across some secret information: Mark's father, Steve (Michael Douglas), is a CIA operative. Fearing that Jerry will compromise his current assignment if he starts blabbing to authorities, Steve dragoons Jerry into assisting with an intercontinental mission that involves a dangerous criminal, Jean-Pierre Thibodoux (David Suchet).

Cast: Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks, Robin Tunney, Ryan Reynolds, Candice Bergen, David Suchet, Lindsay Sloane, Maria Ricossa

Director: Andrew Fleming

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Franchise Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Madcap, Transformation, Engaging, Daughter, 2000s, Wife, Family, Father, Son, Hilarious

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    This In-Laws feels, in the end, formulaic and unnecessary, especially when the original is yours for the renting at the video store. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Relies on comic formula -- but does so with more than usual panache. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    All that's missing is wit and humanity.

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